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La fleur des histoires de la terre d’Orient by Hayton and Marco Polo’s Le livre des merveilles d’Asie
France, probably Paris, ca. 1410-1412
MS M.723 fol. 3r

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Hayton: Text, Fleur des Histoires d'Orient, Book I, Chapter 01 -- Three male Chinese, wearing robes and hats, one kneeling, worship calf idol. Sun and moon in sky.
Representation of the kingdom of Cathay (China).
Scene in landscape setting within gold frame.

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